Education Specialist at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 25 October 2018

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Education Specialist in Manila, Philippines. The duration of this post is 3 years.

The ADB aims for an Asia and Pacific free from poverty.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Education Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Lead in supporting the development of policy and strategies for the social sector in DMCs in consultation with relevant government agencies and Resident Missions (RMs).
  • Conduct dialogue with government officials of DMCs on social sector policy and reforms with a focus on education and TVET.
  • Participate actively in country teams and provide sector inputs for the Country Partnership Strategy (CPS).
  • Conduct economic, thematic, and sector work in the context of sustainable economic development and poverty reduction.
  • Identify new directions, innovative approaches and opportunities for ADB assistance for projects in the education and social sectors in DMCs.
  • Actively pursue cofinancing opportunities and collaboration in the social sector with other development partners.
  • Coordinate with RMs for consistency of approach, exchange of experience, and continuous improvement of practices and integration of social sector policy commitments to the management of projects.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in education or other related fields including economics.
  • At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in social sectors and in project administration, with a focus on education and TVET.
  • International experience working in several countries.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.